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Fricke, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
When it comes to the legal issues surrounding alternative dispute resolution (ADR)--specifically mediation and arbitration--the confidential nature of many ADR agreements leaves teachers lacking good examples to illustrate how mediation and arbitration proceedings function. This dearth of examples may contribute to ADR being given short shrift in…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Program Effectiveness, Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
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Beck-Dudley, Caryn L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
In this keynote address to the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, delivered on September 8, 2017 in Savannah, Georgia, Karyn Beck-Dudley, discusses her new role as vice-chair/chair elect of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the changing role of AACSB to keep pace with a rapidly changing education landscape. The…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Schools, Educational Practices, Educational Change
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Alexander, Mystica M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
Educators continually seek to add innovative, valuable techniques to the class experience that will enhance student learning. Teaching an introductory "Legal Environment of Business" course to undergraduate students is both challenging and gratifying, since most students enter college eager and interested in the college experience and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Undergraduate Students, Law Related Education, Introductory Courses
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Yordy, Eric D.; Criddle, Amy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article offers a situation, with several examples, where confidential settlements can be used to combine the business school case study method with the law school use of legal disputes to bridge the learning activities from the mid-level application of principles to the higher level activity of critiquing judicial work. Confidential…
Descriptors: Classification, Visual Aids, Confidentiality, Legal Responsibility
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Ramsey, Ursula – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article describes a scavenger hunt for Business Law students. Specifically, students compete in this scavenger hunt to identify accessible design features on campus to undergird their study of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title III of the ADA prohibits public accommodations from discriminating on the basis of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Law Related Education
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Kaminer, Debbie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
The lesson described in this article includes a number of overlapping learning goals. The first goal is to develop students' understanding of the complexities associated with the legal regulation of business in the United States. This case study is an excellent means of doing so, since it involves numerous interrelated legal issues. Real-world…
Descriptors: Sex, Gender Differences, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Ruud, Judith Kish; Ruud, William N.; Moussavi, Farzad – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This article proposes a film assignment that uses a series of activities built around the film "Draft Day" to supplement traditional pedagogies for teaching contract law in introductory courses. This film facilitates learning by reinforcing the contract formation principles faculty teach in introductory courses; showing contract…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Legal Education (Professions), Contracts, Laws
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Sulkowski, Adam J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This case study presents the true story of Rodolfo--a former tailor and attorney from the provinces of Cuba--who moved to Havana to start a hospitality business. In 2016, the author (referred to as Adam throughout the case study), a business law professor from the United States, visited Havana to interview Rodolfo and learn about the factors for…
Descriptors: Ethics, Case Studies, Economic Change, Generalization
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Cameron, Elizabeth A.; Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
When millennial students take out cell phones in class and are typing, the first response many professors have is that the students are "not" completely engaged, when in fact students are taking notes at impressive speeds. Facing similar criticism in a workplace setting, seventeen-year-old Jonah Stillman protested, "I'm not Texting.…
Descriptors: College Students, Age Groups, Business Administration Education, Legal Education (Professions)
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Schoen, Edward J.; Hughes, Diane Y.; Kowalsky, Michelle A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
There are two overarching goals to this case study. First, the authors want to introduce students as early as possible in their study of business to the perils of deliberate misstatements of income in financial statement and the significant consequences that await those who do. Given the recent business scandals involving mortgage-backed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Court Litigation, Accounting, Corporations
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Grelecki, Ryan C.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
One of the most significant hurdles to overcome in teaching law to business students is getting them to recognize and appreciate the real-world applicability of the law, a seemingly esoteric and irrelevant discipline. This hurdle is especially challenging when teaching Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (LEEB), a course that most business…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Concept Teaching, Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction
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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
Nondisparagement clauses are common in severance agreements. They are "boilerplate," "routine." They are "used across all industries, in companies of all sizes and with employees at any position within the organization, although they are more common with higher-ranking employees or when mass layoffs occur. Companies may be…
Descriptors: Contracts, Learning Activities, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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Dove, Laura R.; Bryant, Natalie P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The purpose of this article is to outline the unique challenges faced by international students enrolled in business law or legal environment of business courses. It is also imperative to recognize the numerous opportunities that instructors can create in business law classrooms that will enhance the experience of all students given the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education
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Thompson, Dale B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
For a long time, courts have considered whether to enforce one-sided arbitration clauses on the grounds of unconscionability. Unconscionability is a legal ground for refusing to enforce a contract that seems to be too one-sided, or one that is the result of unfair bargaining. Recent Supreme Court cases in 2011 and 2013--"AT&T Mobility v.…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Ethics, Arbitration
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
This case study addresses the issue of factory safety in the garment industry through an examination of two recent catastrophic failures in Bangladesh. The case study was designed for students in Business Ethics in the MBA curriculum at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The case study has also been adapted…
Descriptors: Safety, Manufacturing, Occupational Safety and Health, Foreign Countries
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